Tag: sales tips

How to Make the Right Emotional Connection with Prospects

Whether you’re working with a new prospect or an existing customer, you need to make an emotional connection. If you’re like many of your fellow sales reps, your connecting moments may not be happening often enough.

This Simple Substitution Makes Sign-Offs More Effective

Keeping your communications fresh can make you memorable in the eyes of buyers (and more likely to move deals through the pipeline).

Don’t Make Your Competitors’ Cold-Call Mistakes

How many cold calls do you think your prospects receive each week? Each time you pick up the phone to make a call, you’re competing with countless other sellers.

Can You Close a Sale in Five Questions?

Questions breed sales. Using questions to find facts is critical to creating an atmosphere in which a sale can be made. Sales solutions are easy once you identify the prospect’s problems.

Is This The One Tool You Need to Make Quota This Month?

If airline pilots miss any single step of their pre-flight process, they’ve put themselves and their passengers at risk. Your typical sales process isn’t usually a life or death matter, but you’ll have a greater chance of success if you use a checklist.

Research Reveals Best Way to First Contact a Prospect

It’s no secret that top-performing sales reps do things differently than others in the industry. Thankfully, recent insights shed some light on the tactics of top performers, as well as what buyers want during that first contact.

Confidence: The Skill You Need Most to Close the Deal

Having confidence means you believe in yourself; you trust your own judgment and resourcefulness. Self-confidence is knowing that you have the wherewithal to function reasonably well in the world.

The “art” of selling – the permanent TO DO

While sales without salespeople is possible, salespeople, you included, have the power to make a sale that will lead to long-term, reoccurring or multiple sales, if you master the art of emotionally-connected selling.

Nonverbal Ways to Command A Room

While speaking pretty much guarantees all eyes will be on you, there are also nonverbal ways to command a room. Just because you aren’t on a podium doesn’t mean that you have to fade into the crowd. For salespeople, every impression and connection is important, so it’s up to you to make the most of any opportunity.

Do You Have the Same Prospecting Challenges As Other Sellers?

If you had to list your top prospecting challenges, what would they be? Do you think other salespeople grapple with the same issues?

Networking is Getting Known by Those Who Count

Anne Boe, a brilliant, award winning speaker, recently led an audience through the psychological barriers of networking avoidance, and seemed to empower the audience with thought provoking statements that had people leaning into her words. And humor that had them laughing to a point of applause.

The 3 Keys to Conversational Sales

Being able to speak to a sales prospect is nice, but the ability to converse with them is what is going to fully engage them in the sales process and increase your chances of earning their business.

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